I was editing Canadian Literature. I didn't want to let Canadian Literature go, so they reached a nice compromise by which I received half a professor's salary.
You have to compromise all the way. The only thing that counts is the result.
I felt that to do this drug, I had to become someone totally different than I was. I had to compromise my integrity, my value system. I knew it was so wrong.
The door of conciliation and compromise is finally closed by our adversaries, and it remains only to us to meet the conflict with the dignity and firmness of men worthy of freedom.
Now is not the time to compromise on the economy. Instead, we should be doing everything in our power to support long-term economic growth. Permanent repeal of the death tax will mean more high-quality, high-paying jobs for Americans.
Conciliation is not capitulation, nor is compromise to be deemed equivalent to imbalanced concession.
Sometimes a little compromise isn't a bad thing. You don't need to be precious about it.
From the beginning of our history the country has been afflicted with compromise. It is by compromise that human rights have been abandoned.
We extend our hand towards peace. Our people are committed to peace. We know that peace entails painful compromise for both sides.
The government can still conduct clandestine searches of innocent people's private information such as library, medical, and financial records. This is wrong and should have been addressed in a true compromise.
This evolution may compromise Java's claim of being simpler than C, but my guess is that the effort will make Java a better language than it is today.
So the compromise itself is within ethics rather than between competing ethics, and I think that's true in geo-political concerns.
More often there's a compromise between ethics and expediency.
I don't think there's anything in the compromise that means that there's a clash of ethics.
By focusing once and for all on helping the Palestinians build a free society, I have no doubt that an historic compromise between Israelis and Palestinians can be reached and that peace can prevail.
Sometimes I have to compromise my views, but I never compromise on issues like the death penalty and the arm trade laws, despite what the readers or letters may say.
A couple of guys won Academy Awards for the things that I turned down. Today, after coming to terms with everything, after being in therapy for a long time-there are areas where I will compromise.
We all understand that compromise is part of the legislative process, yet at the same time, I would submit that wilderness is not for sale.
Everyone assumes America must play the leading role in crafting some settlement or compromise between the Israelis and the Palestinians. But Jefferson, Madison, and Washington explicitly warned against involving ourselves in foreign conflicts.
Get it - get it better or get it worse. No middle ground of compromise.
If we don't stop somewhere, if we don't accept an unhappy compromise, unhappy for both sides, if we don't learn how to unhappily coexist and contain our burned sense of injustice - if we don't learn how to do that, we end up in a doomed state.
A good compromise, a good piece of legislation, is like a good sentence or a good piece of music. Everybody can recognize it. They say, 'Huh. It works. It makes sense.'
I believe that the Apple Shuffle is an excellent compromise among the conflicting requirements of simplicity, elegance, size, battery life, and function.
I hope it goes beyond meeting with them to a willingness to listen and compromise on issues.
True, Heaven prohibits certain pleasures but one can generally negotiate a compromise.